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For trip questions, contact Michele Endick, 703.537.3095

You must be a J-Family or J-Journey member or have a J-Pass to participate.


End of Summer Special Event 
Summer of ‘69: A Blast from the Past

Sunday, August 25, 2pm–4pm
Location:  The J
Presenters: Lynne Garvey Hodge (AKA Starshine), Fairfax County History Commission; Neal Schiff, (AKA Radio Host Neal Stevens)

Woodstock, Midnight Cowboy, the moon landing, Miracle Mets, Manson murders, and The Who — bring back memories? Come relive these and more as we look back fifty years. We will hear from Starshine and Neal about the history and culture of those crazy years along with some fun trivia. Flower power desserts, drinks, and hippie beads provided to make this retro program complete. Theme dress-up encouraged. Send or bring in a photo of yourself from the late 60s for our fun photo board at least two weeks prior to the event. Make sure your name is on the back of the picture so it can be returned after the program. What a groovy way to end the summer!

Fee: $18
Code:  #9930
RSVP: Submit payment and registration form to the front desk or call 703.323.0880 to register with a credit card.

 

Flu Shot Clinic at the J

Thursday, October 17, 10am–noon
Inova HealthSource will conduct our 2019 flu shot clinic for anyone 18+ years old. Medicare Part B is accepted as payment in full. You must show your Medicare card to the nurse. Medicare beneficiaries who have assigned their Medicare benefits over to an HMO or other managed care plan must receive their shot from their primary care provider unless they wish to pay for it.
Fee: $33 pay at event/ no cost for those with Medicare Part B (show card)

 

The Ruth Spector Memorial Mah Jongg Tournament

Sunday, November 10, noon–3:30pm
Noon: Check-in
12:30pm: Tournament begins
Tournament Director, Bette Shanley
Three rounds of play, light refreshments, prizes for the top winners, and great door prizes. Registrations must be received by Nov. 4. No walk-ins. 
Fee:  $36
Code: #10108

 

Special Political Program

Topic:  National Security and the 2020 Election

Sunday, November 24, 2pm–4pm
Presented by Jeremy Bash, Attorney, Founder of Beacon Global Strategies and MSNBC Commentator
Jeremy Bash will use his extensive experience with the U.S. Defense Department and CIA to outline how the 2020 election will shape U.S. foreign policy and impact America’s role in the world.
Fee:  $20
Code: #10089

 

Newsies at Arena Stage with Lunch      

Sunday, December 15, depart the J 11:15am; return approx. 5:45pm
“In the summer of 1899, the newsboys of New York City took on two of the most powerful men in the country — Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst — and won. Inspired by true events, the Broadway smash hit is a testament to the power of standing up and speaking out. The Tony Award-winning musical features fan-favorites like “Carrying the Banner,” “King of New York” and “Seize the Day.” — Arena Stage Website. Three-Course lunch in the Arena’s restaurant is included in the fee — choices made on site.
Fee: $118 (includes bus transportation, show, and meal).
Code: #10110
RSVP:  Submit payment and registration form payable to “Pozez JCC” attn: Registrar with “12/15” on the memo line or call 703.537.3043 to pay with a credit card.

 

Pre-Chanukah Celebration 

Where Harry Met Sally: The Jewish Deli in Pop Culture

Thursday, December 19, 1pm–3:30pm
1pm: Boxed Lunch (included in fee)
1:40pm: Program
Presented by Ted Merwin, Former Professor of Religion and Judaic studies at Dickinson College; Founding Director of the Milton B. Asbell Center for Jewish Life; author of the National Jewish Book Award-winning, Pastrami on Rye — An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli.
“In New York, L.A., Chicago, and other cities, the Jewish deli was a gathering place on par with the synagogue, a convivial space where the overstuffed sandwiches symbolized nothing less than the achievement of the American Dream. Over time, the deli also became an iconic part of American popular entertainment, in dozens of plays, films, TV shows, songs, and stand-up comedy routines. From Aaron Lebedeff's signature tune, "Rumania, Rumania" to John Belushi's "Samurai Deli" sketch on Saturday Night Live to Rob Reiner's film When Harry Met Sally, the deli and its fare became emblematic of Jewish culture for Jews and non-Jews alike.” — Website of Jewish American Heritage Month. Sale and signing of Mr. Merwin’s books follows the presentation.
Fee:  $28 (includes program and boxed deli lunch — 1/2 corned beef sandwich, knish, side salad, and dessert) Notify Michele for vegan/gluten-free meal (hummus, salad, side dish, and fruit) at least one week prior to the program. No substitutions.
Code: #10090
RSVP: To register, submit payment and registration form to the J’s guest services desk by noon on Monday, December 15, or call the J’s Registrar at 703.537.3043. Note: Lunch is not available for walk-ins, same fee.

We expect a large crowd, register early!  

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